Dominic Laporte is the Chief Executive Officer of Public Services and Procurement Canada’s Translation Bureau, the Government of Canada’s centre of excellence for linguistic services.
Dominic ensures that the Translation Bureau has a strong and highly qualified workforce, leverages the latest technological advances—including artificial intelligence—and works closely with partners and clients to effectively deliver quality linguistic services now and in the future.
Before joining the Translation Bureau, Dominic worked for several years as assistant deputy minister at Fisheries and Oceans Canada. There, he was responsible for human resources and corporate services before being put in charge of innovation and business transformation. He uses his extensive experience in internal service provision and process redesign to advance the Translation Bureau’s cutting-edge initiatives.
Dominic spent the first part of his career working in the field of international trade law, as legal counsel, Research Director and Executive Director of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT).
Prior to joining the federal government, Dominic was the founder and owner of a tutoring company with franchises across Quebec and that still operates today.
Dominic holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, as well as degrees in common law and civil law from the University of Ottawa. He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.